With the land chosen and a workforce outgrowing its current location, the timing was right for The Gavilon Group to look for partners for their build-to-suit corporate headquarters. With its extensive experience in corporate offices and design build, Opus was a fitting partner for the job.
Unique Needs No Match for Integrated Design Build Team
A unique and necessary feature of the building was a large trading floor with minimal obstruction to provide Gavilon’s traders maximum flexibility. Through its collective experience and knowledge, Opus’ integrated design-build team
presented Gavilon a unique design solution for the trading floor. The result is 35,000 square feet of two-story, column-free space equivalent in size to seven basketball courts, providing traders with unblocked views of the entire floor and natural day lighting.
The state-of-the-art trading floor is equipped with a raised floor system that includes air, power and data systems; a 20-foot-high, glass curtain wall around the perimeter and an open central staircase connecting the trading floor to office space in the mezzanine. Additional trading floor, office and meeting spaces are located under the mezzanine.
The Class A office building includes three office levels on the north side and two office levels on the south side above two levels of parking. The building includes a signature entry, ground-level cafeteria and fitness center. Its centralized location offers employees close proximity to retail and entertainment options in Omaha’s thriving downtown.
The building was designed and constructed with sustainable construction practices and elements, including the use of regional and recycled materials, efficient mechanical and electrical systems and water efficient plumbing fixtures.
From groundbreaking to delivery, Gavilon’s headquarters took just under 16 months.